# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Port Hedland (PHE)

Flight distance from Cairns to Port Hedland (Cairns Airport – Port Hedland International Airport) is 1793 miles / 2885 kilometers / 1558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Port Hedland (PHE) is 2799 miles / 4505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Port Hedland.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Port Hedland International Airport (PHE).

## How far is Port Hedland from Cairns?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Port Hedland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1792.853 miles
• 2885.317 kilometers
• 1557.947 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 1790.431 miles
• 2881.420 kilometers
• 1555.842 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Port Hedland International Airport
City: Port Hedland
Country: Australia
IATA Code: PHE
ICAO Code: YPPD
Coordinates: 20°22′40″S, 118°37′33″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Port Hedland is 2 hours. Port Hedland is 2 hours behind Cairns.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (440 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Port Hedland (PHE).

Distance:
1793
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1793

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